Our dear friend and Coach, Lisa Simmons has always given to others and now she needs our help.
In early November Lisa was diagnosed with a brain tumor. After performing a diagnostic biopsy in which they removed 85% of the tumor, it was confirmed that it is an aggressive form of cancer and that Lisa will need radiation and chemotherapy immediately.
Lisa has spent more than 30 years working with athletes at every level of hockey, from Learn To Skate to Junior Hockey to NCAA and to the NHL. Not only has Lisa taught skating, she has taught integrity, responsibility, passion and charity through her hard work and dedication bringing out the best in all the lives that she has touched. In the short time since the Fighting Spirit has moved to Lewiston ME, Lisa has worked to establish a youth Hockey Program, reading program for local schools, and organized fund raisers for the Dempsey Challenge and local Veterans.
At this time we are looking to raise money to help support Lisa and her family in this fight. While Lisa does have insurance, it will not cover the expenses the family is incurring at this time and much will need to be paid out of pocket.
We have established a gofundme.com
site for Lisa to help offset the significant medical expenses forthcoming. No amount is too small. We can't thank you enough for your support.
“Once a Spirit Always a Spirit”